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Sales Manager

Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location
Consett
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 1st of October 2018
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000
Summary of vacancy

DETS/QTS Environmental Ltd. is a UK-based environmental chemical testing laboratory offering a standard five-day turnaround.

Our purely analytical laboratory provides a comprehensive range of environmental analytical testing services, from bespoke projects to more routine analytical requirements.

We are looking to recruit a Sales Manager to join our team and be responsible for generating and increasing sales.

What will I be doing?

  • Increasing sales and creating opportunities within a specified region.  Establishing and maintaining customer relations. 
  • Contributing to the overall company turnover. 
  • Delivery of key sales objectives.
  • Generate sales against annual sales target
  • Identify and exploit new sales opportunities with existing and potential customers.
  • Monitor customer accounts within the allocated sales area to ensure that sales potential is fully exploited.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication links with both customers and potential new customers including obtaining feedback.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication links with colleagues.
  • Maintain an awareness of company services and market opportunities to ensure sales role is carried out as effectively as possible.
  • Create quotes and pricelists for customers.
  • Attend exhibitions and represent the company on the stand when the company exhibits.
  • Maintain sales records in a Customer Relationship Management system.

What are the requirements?

  • Higher National Certificate or Degree in environmental science or equivalent.
  • Significant experience within sales and marketing, preferably within a commercial laboratory environment but industry knowledge is not essential Customer/Sales Focussed
  • Proven track record of increasing generating and sales within a business
  • Industry Experience
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Good people skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work alone  or part of a team
  • Self-motivational
  • Ability use initiative
  • Accuracy
  • Basic computer skills
  • Trouble-shooter and problem solver.
  • Professional integrity
  • Friendly Manner
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on company goals.
  • A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance.
  • Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with the team.
  • Reliable, tolerant, and determined.
  • Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view.

In return you will receive an attractive remuneration package and will work for a market leading provider of laboratory services. This is an exciting time in our corporate development and therefore this is a chance to play an important part in our success.

*** NO AGENCIES PLEASE ***

About the role

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Closing Date
16/10/2018